AAPC Australia Pty Limited & Ors - Notifications - N97109 - N97113

Applicant(s)

  • AAPC Australia Pty Limited
  • AAPC Properties (F1) Pty Limited
  • AAPC Properties Pty Limited
  • Accor Australia & New Zealand Hospitality Pty Limited

Notification number(s)

  • N97109
  • N97110
  • N97111
  • N97112
  • N97113

Summary

AAPC Limited (Accor) and its subsidiaries (including the below subsidiaries), are engaged in the ownership, management and operation of the Accor group of hotels under the SOFITEL, PULLMAN, MGALLERY, GRAND MECURE, THE SEBEL, NOVOTEL, MERCURE, IBIS, IBIS STYLES, IBIS BUDGET and FORMULE 1 brands in Australia (Accor Hotels). Accor subsidiaries enter into management agreements with owners of hotels to manage and operate those hotels as Accor Hotels. Accor-owned hotels, Accor-managed hotels and Accor-franchised hotels comprise the network of Accor Hotels (Accor Hotel Network).

In Touch Data Pty Ltd (In Touch) develops and implements software applications to assist hotels in managing and analysing data relating to their guests. Accor has entered into an agreement with In Touch to provide a range of guest and data and database management services to participating Accor Hotels, including data extraction, cleaning and reporting and exporting. Accor and its subsidiaries wish to use In Touch's services for the Accor Hotel Network in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 (Cth) and the Spam Act 2003 (Cth), and to ensure consistency of the handling of guest data across the Accor Hotel Network.

N97109, N97111, N97113, N97112: Each of AAPC Australia Pty Limited (Accor Australia), AAPC Properties (F1) Pty Limited (Accor Properties F1), Accor Australia & New Zealand Hospitality Pty Limited (Accor ANZ) and AAPC Properties Pty Limited (Accor Properties) propose to offer management agreements on condition that owners acquire the guest data and database management services from In Touch.

AAPC Properties Pty Limited
N97110 - Accor Properties proposes to offer franchise agreements on the condition that franchisees acquire the guest data and database management services from In Touch.

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